Monday 25 June 2018

Ten firms join search for new drugs

Ten big rival drug companies have formed a pact to cooperate on a US government-backed effort to accelerate the discovery of new drugs, the Wall Street Journal reported. The companies and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) wi


Roche 'brain shuttle' offers Alzheimer's hope

Swiss drugmaker Roche has found an efficient way for complex antibody drugs to reach and penetrate the brain, raising the possibility of more effective treatments for diseases such as Alzheimer's. The innovative brain shuttle


Alzheimer’s awareness drive held

An Alzheimer’s awareness campaign was organised by Dubai Health Authority's community centre for the Elderly at the Arabian Centre mall recently. The campaign was held to mark World Alzheimer’s Day and as part of t


Ginkgo herb can't prevent Alzheimer's

  A Chinese herb called Ginkgo biloba billed by some as a potential over-the-counter wonder drug that boosts mental dexterity and sharpens the memory has been found to do nothing to prevent the onset of Alzheimer's disease.

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